Riphah International University, Islamabad Campus

About Us

Riphah International University Islamabad Campus, chartered by the Federal Government of Pakistan is a private sector university in Pakistan. The university was made with the aim of producing professionals according to Islamic moral and ethical values. It is sponsored by a not-for-profit trust, the Islamic International Medical College Trust (IIMCT). The first project of the IIMCT was the Islamic International Medical College in Rawalpindi, found in 1996 by Zulfiqar Ali Khan.
The university has fourteen constituent units and an overseas project, the RAK College of Dental Sciences, in the United Arab Emirates. The university is also working towards the establishment of a campus in Mauritius. Riphah International University Islamabad was included in “W” Category Universities by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in the year  2005 and later was included in the top five universities in the private sector who qualify to receive research grants from the Government of Pakistan through the HEC. Recently, Riphah University is ranked at the second position among all the private national universities of the general category. Further, the Quality Enhancement Cell of the University secured the first position in the private sector “W” Category Universities of the Country according to the scorecard formulated by the HEC. Riphah International University Islamabad Campus is affiliated with PEC, HEC, and as well as Washington Accord.
Riphah is the first university of the country that has been certified under ISO 9001:2008 Standard announced by the UK based Lloyd’s Register, which is one of the top five global independent risk management and safety assurance organizations.

Riphah International University Islamabad
Riphah International University Islamabad

Riphah International University Islamabad Campus – Admissions, Departments & Scholarships

The admission in Riphah International University Islamabad Campus opens in November. Students can apply online. The university assigns the entry test date of UHS, EATEA, or NTS, depending on the field in which the student is applying. Location and roll numbers are also allocated to the students.
Eligibility Criteria for Undergraduate Programs
1. The students who scored minimum 60% score in matric/O levels and 60% in intermediate.
2. Students who scored 50% in the entry test.
Eligibility Criteria for Graduate Programs
1. Students who scored a minimum of 2.2cGPA in the undergraduate program.
2. Students who scored 50% in GATs general test.
3. The selected students will be screened during the interview.
Eligibility Criteria for Postgraduate Programs
1. Students who scored at least 3 CGPA in the graduate program.
2. Students who scored 50% in the GATS subject test.
3. The selected students will be screen during the interview.

Department of Medical Sciences

Pain Medicine
Basic Sciences
Medical Sciences
Training Medical
Chemical Pathology
Molecular Biology

Department of Dental Sciences

Dental Surgery
Operative dentistry
Dental Material
FCPS Part II Training Medical

Department of Rehabilitation and Allied Sciences

Speech and Language Pathology
Medical Lab Technology
Board Certified Manual Therapist
Board Certified Dry Needling Therapist
Board Certified Neuro-diagnostic Therapist
Board Certified Women Health Therapist
Board Certified Aphasia Speech Therapist
Board Certified special education needs coordinator
Women Health Physical Therapy ✔
Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy
Post Professional DPT
Speech Language Pathology
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy
Sports Physical Therapy
Neuro Muscular Physical Therapy
Rehabilitation Sciences

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharm D
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Department of Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Department of Management Sciences

Business Administration ✔
Accounting and Finance
Project and Supply Chain Management
Digital Marketing
Investments and Finance
Leadership & Decision Making
Human Resource Management
Project Management
Engineering Management
Healthcare Management
Management Sciences

Department of Computing

Computer Science
Computer Arts
Software Engineering
Cyber Security ✔
Data Science ✔

Department of Media Sciences

ProgramsBSM.Sc/M.AMS/M.Phil Ph.DPGDDiploma
Media Studies
Mass Communication
Film Production
Game Design and Production
Creative Arts and Communication
TV Production (Leading to Master)
 Visual Effects & Compositing
Editing and Motion Graphics
Media Production
Broadcast Journalism

Riphah Institute of System Engineering

Information Security
Data Science
Computing (Information Security) ✔

Department of Mathematics and Statistic


Department of Physics


Department of Public Policy

Public Policy & Governance

Department of Social Sciences

 English (Linguistics & Literature)
Applied Psychology
Professional Ethics
Clinical Psychology

Department of Healthcare Improvement and Safety

ProgramsBSM.Sc/M.AMS/M.PhilPh.DCertificate CoursesDiploma
 Quality and Patient Safety
Implementation of Team STEPPS, AHRQ, USA
Accreditation in Healthcare
Healthcare Quality and Safety Diploma

Department of Medical Education

Health Professions Education
Essential Skills in Health Professions Education

Riphah University Islamabad Campus offers the following scholarships.
1. Talent Scholarship
2. Mumtaz Scholarship
3. Musabiqat Scholarship
4. Usra Assistantship (Kinship Concession)
5. Salaar Assistantship 6. Mawakhat Assistantship (Need cum based assistance)
7. Wali Assistantship (Orphanage scholarship)
8. Scholarship for Toppers for Undergrad programs
9. Ammaal Assistance ship
10. HEC need-based scholarship


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The Riphah International University Islamabad Campus has a strong relationship with the other institute, industry, and academia to carry out the various projects. These projects are based on Creativity and innovation. The institute has maintained the research standard for its faculty and as well as its students.

Seminars and workshops help students and faculty to focus on the latest scientific knowledge because everything is getting advanced with the passage of the time. Lots of experiments and studies are done in various parts of the world and so these events help students to gain in touch with updated knowledge.

  • Total enrollment : 12000
  • Amazing Compass
  • Library
  • Residential Hostel
  • Industry focus learning
  • Flexible learning
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Teaching skills

International Conference on Medical Education (ICME)
International Conference on Medical Education (ICME) was launched by Riphah International University in 2009 to provide a credible platform for interaction of world renowned experts in Health Profession Education and those from developing countries aspiring to reform Health Profession Education in their countries to bring it at par with international standards. The